Category Archives: Family History

They Lived Near: George Washington

Monday is Washington’s Birthday and I am thinking about an ancestor who lived near him. I decided this would be a good time for the second entry in my They Lived Near: series. The first entry in the series was … Continue reading

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Ancestral Shoe Salesman

Almost a century ago I had an ancestor who was a dealer for a shoe company. The certificate does not have a date, but in 1930 the Mason Shoe Company shifted their focus to rely on direct sales to customers. … Continue reading

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